IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
June 5, 2012
STEPHANIE PIAZZA, PLAINTIFF,
JOSEPH LAKKIS, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: A. Richard Caputo United States District Judge
NOW, this 5th day of June, 2012, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendant Joseph Lakkis's Motion to Dismiss (Doc. 9) is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART as follows:
1. Plaintiff's Fourteenth Amendment Claims (contained within Counts I, II and III) are DISMISSED;
2. Plaintiff's Fourth Amendment Claim for Malicious Prosecution (Count III) is DISMISSED. However, Plaintiff is given twenty-one (21) days to file an amended complaint solely as to this claim. When submitting such an amended complaint, Plaintiff is directed to follow the procedure for highlighting of amendments outlined in Local Rule 15.1(b).
3. Plaintiff's claims for unlawful arrest under both the Fourth Amendment and under state law (Counts II and VII) are DISMISSED.
The Motion is DENIED in all other respects.
A. Richard Caputo
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